Wilhelm Ganz in Hanover Square Rooms - June, 1856

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 78-9:

My second concert was in June 1856, given in conjunction with my uncles, Leopold and Moritz Ganz, the Conzertmeister to the King of Prussia, who had come over from Berlin, and my eldest brother, Eduard Ganz, who was a pupil of Moscheles and Thalberg. At this second concert we had many artists of European reputation to assist, such as Madame Clara Novello, who had a beautiful, bell-like, soprano voice. For years people used to rave about her singing of "God save the Queen" at the opening of the great Exhibition in 1851. The last time I heard her was at her farewell concert in 1860, at which …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 78-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436182498768 accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Hanover Square Rooms


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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written by Franz Schubert
performed by Pauline Viardot-Garcia

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:34:58 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:19:35 +0000